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Spiral Sand Washing Machine VS Wheel Washer

03. 23, 2023

Spiral sand washing machine and wheel sand washers are two common sand washing equipment in the sand and gravel washing plant. You may wonder what is the difference between the two sand washers, which ones are more efficient, what advantages they have, and so on.

I will introduce and make a comparison for you in detail below. Join us.


Short description


The sand washing machine is indispensable equipment for sand, gravel, aggregate washing plant, widely used in the aggregate, mines, building materials, construction, concrete and other industries.


Sand washer (ore washer, coal washer) can remove the impurities covering the surface of the sand and stone; destroy the water vapor layer of the coated sand grain to facilitate dehydration, boost the sand washing and cleaning efficient, thus to improve the sand and gravel product quality.


Spiral sand washing machine

Spiral Sand Washers LSX Series


Type: single spiral, double spiral

Function: washing, grading, dehydration

Advantages: low power consumption, high cleaning efficiency, good sealing structure, fully enclosed transmission, adjustable jaw.

Efficient, durable, clean, and dehydrated.


Wheel sand washing machine


Type: Single wheel, double wheel

Function: washing, grading, dehydration

Advantages: Less fine sand loss, ashed building sand with good quality.

Almost no wearing parts except the screen mesh, long service life.

Convenient maintenance, large processing capacity, low power consumption, high cleanliness






【Wheel washer】

Simple structure, less vulnerable part and a smaller area occupied.

The impeller drive bearing device is isolated from water, which avoids the problems of bearing damage caused by water and sand.


Spiral sand washing machine

Long shape, with a horizontal structure, the installation is not as convenient as the wheel type.


Sand loss


The wheel sand washer has less water consumption, less fine sand and powder loss, and the sand grading and fineness modulus of the washed building can meet the standard requirements.


Cleaning ability


【Spiral sand washer】

Has a strong cleaning ability, can effectively clean the sand and gravel with serious mud impurities.

It often used in large scale sand production lines.


【Wheel washer】

Its capacity is generally below 80 tons, so it is suitable for the small and medium capacity sand production lines.




【Spiral sand washer】

Relatively lower price, it is an economical type sand washing machine.

Spiral Sand Washers LSX Series

【Wheel washer】

Relatively high price, it is a high-grade large-volume sand washing machine.




【Spiral sand washer】

Ways to improve spiral sand washer processing efficiency:

1. increase the length of the sand washing machine

2. multiple spirals


【Wheel sand washer】

According to the washing plant conditio, to increase the number of washing wheels. Commonly, there are single impeller sand washing machine, double impeller sand washing machine, etc., and a fine sand recovery device can also be installed on the side of the washing wheel.


Spiral Sand Washing Machine Manufacturer


When selecting washing equipment, customers should consider the factors of sand and gravel, production capacity, production site conditions and the like. Both sand washing machine equipments have their own characteristics. What suits you is the best. We are a spiral sand washing machine supplier. If you are interested in our products, please contact us now!

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